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Old 06-04-2005, 01:22 AM   #1
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Question Distro with the most 64bit packages?


In your opinion which distro has the most 64-bit packages (rpm, deb, etc) compiled for it's system?
 
Old 06-04-2005, 06:08 AM   #2
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well thats got to be gentoo, as it compiles them for 64bit, and I think it has the 2nd largest reposetry and way so...
 
Old 06-04-2005, 07:21 AM   #3
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yeah, but the OP was asking about compiled packages...

i think mandriva and ubuntu have pretty big 64-bit repositories, but i'm not sure...


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Old 06-04-2005, 09:54 AM   #4
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Debian.
 
Old 06-04-2005, 11:20 AM   #5
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you gonna back that up at all craigevil?
 
Old 06-04-2005, 11:43 AM   #6
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"Some Thoughts on the Current State of 64-bit Computing"
http://lwn.net/Articles/122830/
 
Old 06-04-2005, 12:04 PM   #7
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I still vote for gentoo 'cause everything would be 64bit and it's as easy to install a package from the source with portage as it is to install a precompilled one with apt-get and alot more easy then with .rpm
 
  


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